Construction & real estate industry deals in September 2019 total $21.7bn globally

22 October 2019 (Last Updated October 22nd, 2019 13:43)

Construction & real estate industry deals in September 2019 total $21.7bn globally

Total construction & real estate industry deals for September 2019 worth $21.7bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 5.7% over the previous month and a rise of 44.2% when compared with the last 12-month average of $15.06bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a drop of 4.4% over the last 12-month average with 194 deals against the average of 203 deals.

In value terms, North America led the activity with deals worth $9.63bn.

Construction & real estate industry deals in September 2019: Top deals

The top five construction & real estate deals accounted for 60.5% of the overall value during September 2019.

The combined value of the top five construction & real estate deals stood at $13.13bn, against the overall value of $21.7bn recorded for the month.

The top five construction & real estate industry deals of September 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) The Blackstone Group's $4.66bn private equity deal with Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust

2) The $2.91bn acquisition of Hembla by Vonovia

3) J2 Acquisition's $2.9bn acquisition of APi Group

4) The $1.36bn asset transaction with Galliford Try by Bovis Homes

5) Brookfield Business Partners’ private equity deal with Brand Industrial Services for $1.3bn.

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term 'acquisition' refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.